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Dead Author Tribute- J.D. Salinger
Salinger, J. D.
"This is a quiz on the works of J.D. Salinger."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
In "Down at the Dingy" how does Boo Boo get her son to come out of the boat?
she tells him that if he gets out she'll give him pickles
she demands for him to come out
she tells him that she is a sea captain
she tells him that, when Daddy comes home, they'll all go for a ride
In "Teddy" why can we assume that Teddy predicted his own death?
he knew the pool would be empty
he knew the pool would be full
he planned to kill himself
In "Zooey" what does the Fat Lady symbolize?
Jesus Christ is a woman
Jesus Christ is in everyone
In "Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters" why was Buddy glad he had a pencil and paper?
he could take notes on the passengers
he could write secret notes to other passengers
there was a deaf mute in the car
What story does Seymour commit suicide in?
Pretty Mouth and Green My Eyes
A Perfect Day for Bananafish
The Laughing Man
Seymour: An Introduction
In "The Catcher in the Rye" what is NOT a reason Holden Caulfield gives for wanting a horse?
people with cars are always trying to get better cars
a horse is at least human
a horse doesn't need gas
he doesn't like cars
In what story does Seymour calm down baby Franny by reading to her?
Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters
Seymour: An Introduction
Down at the Dingy
In "Zooey" who does Franny want to talk to?
In "De Daumier-Smith's Blue Period" how does Daumier-Smith imagine he will react if he finds out his room is flooded?
pretend to be delighted and fake a foot disease
claim that Picasso lived in a flooded room
be very upset
swim in it
In "The Catcher in the Rye" why does Holden sneak into his parents' home?
to get some food
to get something out of his room
to talk to Phoebe
In "Zooey" what does Zooey want Franny to do?
keep on praying
stop praying and start acting
go and kill herself
In "Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters" why did Seymour throw a rock at Charlotte?
she looked beautiful
she liked him
she stomped on his foot
she looked ugly
In "Seymour: An Introduction" what does Seymour give everyone at his parents' party?
In "The Catcher in the Rye" what does Summer reveal to Holden?
she hates being a prostitue
he was lied to about the prices for hookers
she was sold into prostitution
he is a freak
In "For Esme - With Love and Squalor" what did one wall say to the other wall?
you are surrounding me
get out of my face
meet you at the corner
In "Uncle Wiggly in Connecticut" what happens to Ramona's imaginary boyfriend?
nothing, he is still around
he turns out to be real
he runs away forever
he dies and is replaced
In "Franny" what does Franny do toward the end of the story?
run away forever
In "The Catcher in the Rye" what does Holden want to do?
keep kids from falling off the ledge in the rye
In "Zooey" who does Zooey blame for him and Franny being screwed up?
Walt and Waker
Seymour and Buddy
In "Seymour: An Introduction" what type of poetry does Buddy ramble on and on about?
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Compiled May 23 13